MOUNT CARMEL — A Mount Carmel man has been charged with numerous felonies, including rape and incest, in connection with alleged incidents involving an adult family member that occurred Feb. 11-28 in the borough.

Patrick Gurdak, 22, of 34 W. Fifth St., was arraigned July 5 by Magisterial District Judge Michael Diehl on charges of rape by forcible compulsion, sexual assault, incest, criminal solicitation and a misdemeanor count of indecent assault by forcible compulsion. Gurdak has been committed to Northumberland County Jail by Diehl in lieu of $200,000 cash bail.

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